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4 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Sultan's Discretion Should Be Obeyed - MPM

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 -- The Majlis Perhimpunan Melayu today drew up an emergency resolution urging loyalty to the Selangor's Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah's discretion regarding the appointment of the Selangor Menteri Besar.

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8 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Penang, Selangor, Putrajaya, N.Sembilan, Sarawak Immigration Counters Closed For Three Days

The Immigration Department issuance office counters in Penang, Selangor, Putrajaya, Negeri Sembilan and Sarawak will close for three days from tomorrow.

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16 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

S'gor Palace has to be fair, negative publicity over MB crisis may be a result of its own actions

The disquiet expressed by the palace over remarks regarding the Selangor menteri besar crisis is perfectly understandable, and to some extent, even justified.

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16 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Food for Thought for Pas & S'Gor Palace: Two Muslim nations, two different levels of Maturity

The candidate has the backing of the majority of the state assembly in Malaysia's richest and most populous state to become its new chief.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Why not Azizah - an issue of Malay pettiness that Pas and the Palace must rise above

The King of Selangor is guided by the state constitution in appointing the MB. There must be an article that says the Sultan appoints a person who in his knowledge commands support from the majority.

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Malaysia Chronicle

No Way Najib - unlike with Azizah, we can't imagine your wife Rosmah being MB

Aries46: PM Najib Razak's sudden fray into the Selangor MB saga was telling. For the record, the 'Kajang Move' was to get Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim to the state assembly and only when that was sabotaged that his wife, Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, was roped in.

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US News & World Report

6 Months Later, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Clue Emerges

Workers inspect a Malaysia Airlines plane on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport March 13, 2014, in Selangor, Malaysia.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Rafizi Pleads Not Guilty To Making Insults To Provoke Umno Members

PETALING JAYA, Aug 28 -- Parti Keadilan Rakyat strategy director Mohd Rafizi Ramli pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here Thursday to a charge of insulting with intent to provoke Umno members through a statement in an article last February.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Selangor NGOs Slam PKR, DAP For Insisting On Nominating Only Dr Wan Azizah

A number of non-governmental organisations in Selangor have slammed Parti Keadilan Rakyat and DAP for insisting on nominating only PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as the new menteri besar .

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Malaysia Chronicle

How Igp, Ag? Why sedition dragnet on PR but Zero action on Perkasa for 'beheading' threat?

PKR Youth chief Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad has questioned the government inaction towards Perkasa information chief Ruslan Kassim's threat to behead four PAS lawmakers, even as it prosecutes Pakatan Rakyat leaders under the Sedition Act and other laws.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Anwar: We respect Sultan's request but Pakatan has duty to stick to One Name

Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim said he respected the request from the Palace to submit at least two names for the post of the Mentri Besar or Chief Minister but his PKR party was bound by the latest decision of the Pakatan Rakyat leadership council.

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Malaysia Chronicle

STRESS? Khir in hospital for migraine, graft appeal deferred 3rd time

The final appeal of Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo's 12-month jail sentence for corruption has been postponed for the third time after the former Selangor menteri besar was hospitalised yesterday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Straits Times

Agrobazaar will reinforce Singapore as key market for KL products, says Malaysia PM Najib

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak at the Singapore Sports Hub with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Direct Attack on Pakatan: Sedition dragnet an attack on freedom of expression - lawyers

The recent spate of probes and court actions under the controversial Sedition Act 1948 reeks of a government clamp down on dissenting views, lawyers claimed as authorities slapped two separate sedition charges on a Penang state assemblyman yesterday.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Azizah Most Likely to be MB even if other PKR reps nominated - Pas MP

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Ismail will most likely be appointed mentri besar even if names of other PKR assemblymen are submitted, said PAS MP Khalid Samad, as the former has the backing the majority of state lawmakers.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Anwar Ticks Off Najib: Azizah picked as she's PKR president, not because she's my wife

PKR de-facto leader Anwar Ibrahim said his wife Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail was chosen as the candidate for the Selangor menteri besar post because she is party president and a capable former opposition leader.

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Malaysia Chronicle

S'gor Sultan has No Power to ask for more names - law expert

Without mincing words, constitutional expert Abdul Aziz Bari claimed that the Selangor sultan had no power to request for more names with regard to the menteri besar post.

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12-year-old golfer wins Volvo for hole-in-one [w/video]

Some people just have all of the luck. Natasha Oon, a 12-year-old girl in Malaysia, was recently attending the 40th RSGC Ladies Amateur Open Championship at the Royal Selangor Golf Club with her parents.

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Malaysia Chronicle

Poser for Hadi, Najib & the Sultan? Should the Agong decide the next PM?

The question posed by the Selangor constitutional crisis to all Malaysians is not about who is the best candidate for Selangor, or even whether a woman can be a head of government, but this: should the head of state be given the power to pick the head of government? Specifically, should the Yang di-Pertuan Agong be given the power to choose the ... (more)

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Malaysia Chronicle

PAS chief Hadi Awang not politically savvy enough writer Nawawi Mohamad

PAS as an Islamist party has been recently unsettled due to its two disparaging factions: the Islamic scholars who are "conservative" and the non-scholars who are more "open".

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